First Baptist to present 'The Greatest Story'
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 12:00 AM
"The Greatest Story" will be presented by the music ministry of First Baptist Church of Philadelphia later this week.
The musical, featuring almost 50 people, will be Saturday and Sunday beginning at 6 p.m.
The public is invited.
Director William Smith said the music will be widely varied and will include the chancel and youth choirs as well as Voices of Praise and Standing Firm.
The musical will include "A Christmas Medley," "O Come, All Ye Faithful," "Let There Be Peace on Earth," "Ring in Advent," "Live Like Christmas," "A Merry Carol of the Bells," Mary was the First One," "Jesus is the King," "Peace, Peace," "It's Still the Greatest Story Ever Told, "The Little Drummer Boy," "Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne," "Joy to the World! The Lord Is Come," Hallelujah Chorus" and "Jingle All the Way Medley."
The musical will also include four scenes: The Prophetess, A Night in Nazareth, The Journey and the Prophesies and Promises Fulfilled.
The youth handbell choir will also perform during the musical.